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and hunter thompson and other unique voices and dave mccumber was the newsroom editor who usually edited hunter his columns and dave and he had a unique relationship and i think you talked to dave didn't you for the i couldn't get him to to go on the record. he said he would and then that happened a couple of times >> i couldn't get him to go on the record. he said he would and then that happened a couple of times. i think these interactions with hunter thompson are so valuable that i think writers are tempted to kind of keep them to themselves, although we never said that. >> i told youer this story i knw from the book, and it's my one great memory of working with hunter. he did come into the newsroom. my colleague steve chapple who's a great writer -- >> we are going to break away from this booktv program recently for a pro forma session of the u.s. senate after the recent senate session we will return to booktv.
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the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c., april 21, 2022. to the national under the provisions of rule 1 paragraph 3 of the rule 22 of the standing rules of the senate i appoint the honorable thomas carper, a senator from the state of delaware to perform the duties of the chair. signed patrick jay leahy. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senate previous order, the senate >> the u.s. senate is back for legislative business this coming monday. lawmakers are expected to debate several of president biden's federal reserve nominees including lael brainard to serve as vice chair, also lisa cook who if confirmed would become the first black woman to serve on the fed board. as always live coverage of the senate is here on c-span2. and now back to booktv.
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>> i think that's what he meant. certainly his critique and tim's critique of campaign journalism suggested that, these guys are missing. the real story is about nixon. >> and tim krause wrote the boys on the bus, right? >> right, right. i think what the added and, ofe course, the end of writing the most memorable accounts of the 1972 campaign. again, least factual and most accurate. i think tim's was more accurate anymore sustained a look at the media and its shortcomings and blind spots. hunter was a little more intuitive but i thought it was an astute media critic. >> i think with time for a couple more questio

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